Yes - with some cautions.
What are you researching?
How reliable is the website?
Try the library first - believe it or not, it's EASIER!
Following is list of websites that the academic community has favorably reviewed. We are not responsible for their maintenance or for the quality of any sites to which they may link. Please consult a librarian if in doubt about the authority of any information found on the open web.
Open Access materials are licensed for free use online by anyone, regardless of their institutional affiliation. Kistler Library has compiled materials from many of the web's top open access content providers into a single search through WorldCat Discovery. Enter your search terms in the field below, click GO, and you will be brought to a list of results. From there, simply click the Access online or View full text links provided to be directed to any given article.
Consult these links for more help using and accessing Open Access resources:
There are a number of online tutorials available on evaluating websites:
Before you use any site on the open web, though, remember: not all information online is created equal!
The following tutorials will help you learn to tell good websites from bad. And remember, checking out the open web can be helpful to learn the basics of a subject -- but most websites should NOT be used as sources for an assignment!